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The Bell Summer Theatre Festival – Something for Everyone

The Bell Summer Theatre Festival – Something for Everyone

A twist on a well-known classic. Intregue and mystery. Audience interaction. Theatre comes alive this summer for the much anticipated outdoor festival!
Now entering its 11th season, the Bell Summer Theatre Festival brings a unique spin to theatre production as it presents their performances on the grounds and front steps of one of Brantford’s world renowned treasures, the Bell Homestead National Historic Site.
Produced by Brant Theatre Workshops, this summertime tradition is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy. The productions for this summer will be:
A spin on the traditional tale as told by the Godmother and a fairy.
Written by Peter Muir and directed by Victoria Hudson-Muir
July 1, 6, 7, 13, 15 at 7:00 pm
July 2, 8, 15 at 4:00 pm
The Dark Secret of Sherlock Holmes
This mystery reveals the creation of the titular character as he is asked to find Jack the Ripper.
Written by Victoria Hudson-Muir and directed by Peter Muir
July 27, 28 & August 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7:30 pm
July 29 at 4:00 pm
Art of War
As part of last year’s tribute to Brantford’s own Lawren Harris, this production guides the audience through the birth of the Group of Seven with audience and live visual artist interaction with the actors. Suitable for seven years of age and older.
August 17 & 18 at 7:30 pm
Aug 19 at 4:00 pm

Admission to all performances is on a pay-what-you-can basis. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, find your best viewing spot and enjoy the show!

Brant Theatre Workshops is a theatre company that brings a wide variety of locally written, produced and acted productions to the community. With both professional artists and amateur performers, youth and adults have an incredible opportunity to be a part of live theatre. Brant Theater Workshops also offers training opportunities for aspiring actors as well as Summer Theatre Camps for youth aged 8-15.


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